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Report on the Inquiry into the Use and Marketing of Electronic Cigarettes and Personal Vaporisers in Australia (PDF) (168pp)

in a dissenting report I argue that, in order to assist the millions of smokers struggling to quit tobacco smoking and improve their quality of life, nicotine E-cigarettes should be made available as consumer products. At the same time, regulatory restri
Parliament of Australia (au)
added Mar 29, 2018 18:05
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[Australia] 'Get your sh*t together!' Two 13-year-old girls go to extreme measures after becoming fed up with people throwing their cigarette butts on the ground

A make-shift ashtray popped up in Chippendale on Thursday, drawing attention to the enormous amount of cigarette butts discarded on the streets of the inner-city Sydney suburb. 'This many cigarettes found within one block of Chippendale, get your sh*t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:26
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E-cigarettes still banned in Australia despite support from some MPs

Year-long parliamentary inquiry ends with split opinions, and no change to current laws on vaping
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:15
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[Australia] Nicotine e-cigarettes ban to remain, despite protests from Liberal MPs

e majority of the Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport supported the status quo, saying "current regulatory arrangements for nicotine e-cigarettes remain appropriate" and "further research into the health impacts is needed". But the committee
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:08
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[Australia] ‘Life is short and shorter for smokers. Just legalise vaping’

THE government report into e-cigarettes took almost a year, ran to 168 pages and recommended changing nothing. Andrew Laming’s dissenting report took just two sentences.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Mar 29, 2018 13:48
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[Australia] MINORITY REPORT AS COMMITTEE DIVIDED OVER E-CIGS

The Chair of the Committee inquiring into e-cigarette use in Australia has prepared a “dissenting” report recommending permitting nicotine use in e-cigarettes Parliament’s Health, Aged Care and Sport Committee has presented its Report on the Inquiry into
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:17
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[Australia] MPs split on health of e-cigarettes

Federal Liberal MP Trent Zimmerman says e-cigarettes could save thousands of lives if long-term smokers turn to them as an alternative to tobacco. But he was one of just three dissenting voices against a parliamentary health committee majority who oppos
The Australian (au)
added Mar 28, 2018 16:00
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[Australia, Europe] WHO urged to end ‘ineffective’ tobacco plain packaging

The removal of brands from packaging is a “gross violation” of intellectual property rights and has failed to achieve its intended goals, the Property Rights Alliance argues in a letter to [WHO]....an international alliance of 62 think tanks, advocacy gr
EurActiv
added Mar 29, 2018 23:59
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[Australia] MPs split on health of e-cigarettes

Federal Liberal MP Trent Zimmerman says e-cigarettes could save thousands of lives if long-term smokers turn to them as an alternative to tobacco. But he was one of just three dissenting voices against a parliamentary health committee majority who oppos
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:16
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[Australia] ANOTHER OPTION TO QUIT

NSW smokers who want to quit are being recruited to take part in a world-first trial comparing two smoking cessation medications – a natural plant extract, cytisine, and the prescription medicine, varenicline. Cytisine is a natural, plant-based compound
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:48
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